Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

“What’s Your Number?” Movie Opens in Theaters Featuring Several North End Scenes

Video clip: “What’s Your Number?” stars Anna Faris and Chris Evans walk down Salem Street. Remember when the movie producers for “What’s Your Number?” came to the neighborhood to request filming to 2:00 a.m.? (See this post: “What’s Your Number?” Movie Receives Permit to Film to 2:00 am in North End). Opening in theaters today, the Read More…

Business Transportation

HazMat Truck Routing Update: Boston Transportation Commissioner Responds to Suburban Politicians

Boston Transportation Department Commissioner Thomas J. Tinlin has responded to recent press articles and letters from suburban politicians regarding the City of Boston proposal to reroute pass-through hazardous material trucks to Route 128 from city streets (including the North End / Waterfront / Downtown). The public comment period has now ended and the routing decision Read More…

Event Notices

ABCD Annual Awards Dinner on October 27, 2011

ABCD is having its annual awards dinner to honor its dynamic group of volunteers and to raise some much-needed funding for programs and neighborhood sites.  Lia Tota,  Director for the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center, has asked us to spread the word.  Individual tickets start at $200 and there are a plethora of Read More…

Police & Fire

Drug Trafficking Scheme Indictments Come Down on North Ender and Associates

Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has indicted North Enders Gerald Esposito (age 40), Anthony Vigorito (age 54), and Anthony Ascenzo (age 61) in a drug trafficking scheme along with several defendants from Revere and elsewhere. The investigation began in March 2011 and focused on the activities of Esposito with allegations of drug dealing in the North Read More…


City Councilor-at-Large Candidates Forum on October 24, 2011

4th Biennial Boston Neighborhoods City Councilor-at-Large Candidates Forum, to take place on Monday, October 24, 2011, 6:30pm – 8:00 pm, 67 Brimmer St., Park Street School Auditorium. The neighborhood organizations of Boston, including Beacon Hill, Back Bay, the West End, the North End, the South End and others, are jointly sponsoring a 4th Biennial Boston Neighborhoods City Councilor-at-Large Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Bake Sale at Nazzaro Center on October 28, 2011

NAZZARO CENTER Teen Girls will be participating in the fight against breast cancer once again … Please join us in the fight against breast cancer. Time: Friday, October 28 · 1:00pm – 6:00pm Location: Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet St. Our team name is “TEAM NAZZARO” We will be having a BAKE SALE on Read More…

Business Community Photos & Videos Real Estate

Public Market Commission Hears Mixed Views at State House Community Meeting

A sizable crowd showed up at the State House for Monday night’s community meeting on the Public Market destined for the ground floor of Parcel 7 on Blackstone St., next to Haymarket and the Greenway. From neighborhood residents, Haymarket vendors, business owners to foodies and health nuts, there were plenty of opinions on what should Read More…

Business Food & Drink Health & Environment

Councilors Arroyo and Ross Move to Prevent Noisy Nighttime Trash Pickup

News from the offices of City Councilors Arroyo and Ross:

— Home Rule Petition will Regulate Commercial Trash Collection Timing—

The Boston City Council is considering a measure to restrict noisy trucks from collecting trash in the middle of the night.  In response to complaints from residents, City Councilor At-Large Felix G. Arroyo and District City Councilor Michael Ross introduced a home rule petition to give the City of Boston authority to regulate commercial trash collection timing.